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Save 20% on all monogram products through August 24

Save 20% on all monogram products through August 24

Mothers everywhere are rejoicing and children everywhere are sulking. That can only mean that the start of a new school year is just weeks away! To help you prepare for a productive year ahead, me&re design is offering 20% OFF your entire order. Send your new college coed off with a monogrammed iPad cover or […]

How to judge a book (or e-reader) by its cover

How to judge a book (or e-reader) by its cover

  You’ve heard the old saying, “You should never judge a book by its cover…”. To which we say “Poppycock!”  When it comes to what people put around their e-reader, we are so judging!  Dress up your tablet with a snazzy monogram and keep it safe with our substantial folio case that functions just like […]

The Perfect Mouse Trap. Or Pad.

The Perfect Mouse Trap. Or Pad.

So much of our time these days is spent in front of our computer.  Whether you surf the web in a high-rise office or are solving the world’s problems at a computer station in your dorm room, technology has become an integral part of our everyday life.  Add a personalized touch to any work space […]

Kitchen Duty

Kitchen Duty

  When you think of personalized items, or things you might monogram, most of us immediately go to things like phone covers, jewelry and clothing. And while these are all fantastic choices for a little personalized touch, one area that often gets overlooked is the kitchen. “The kitchen really is the castle itself,” says renown […]

Happy Father's Day from me&re design!

Happy Father’s Day from me&re design!

    Hope all of you all enjoyed a fabu Father’s Day today! We started it off just right with breakfast in bed on our lucite gallery tray followed by a lunch of homemade ribs at the grandparents’. Topped that off with pie and cake while watching the U.S. Open – what more could a […]

Say It With a Sticker

Say It With a Sticker

  It has been suggested that Sir Rowland Hill, in 1839, invented the modern sticker when he created and introduced an adhesive paper that became the first Postage Stamps.  Others argue that R. Stanton Avery, the founder of popular “Avery Labels,” is the actual inventor of the sticker, when he invented the first self-adhesive label […]

Stunning Pool Side Accessories

Stunning Pool Side Accessories

I can’t decide what’s worse… trying on bathing suits or trying to find the perfect pair of jeans. Let’s face it, no one ever thinks they look amazing in a bathing suit (unless you’re under 20) yet here we are smack dab into swimsuit season. You may not love how you look in a 2-piece […]

Mobile Phone Covers Are The New Handbag

Mobile Phone Covers Are The New Handbag

  Did you know that there are over 1 billion mobile phone users in the world? Researchers predict that mobile phones will overtake PCs as the most common web access device worldwide by the end of 2013.  If you’re like me, my phone is almost never in my purse, it’s in my hand. If I […]

Personalized bowls are as varied as cereal choices...

Personalized bowls are as varied as cereal choices…

I think breakfast is the best meal of the day. Breakfast cereal, specifically, is one of my most favorite foods. A bowl of cereal is quick, easy and delicious. Even a 5-year old can make a bowl of cereal herself! And the choices! Don’t even get me stared on the the topic of best cereal […]

Personalized Lucite Trays

Personalized Lucite Trays

  It’s been said that the “the devil’s in the details.”  Details are what takes an ordinary moment and makes it special.  Take the photo above. Sure, you could bring your house guest or spouse a cup of coffee and hand them the morning paper. Or you could present it to them. Presentation is everything […]

me&re design's personalized key chains make Underwood Interiors' list of monogrammed faves!

me&re design’s personalized key chains make Underwood Interiors’ list of monogrammed faves!

Monograms, Monograms, Monograms! They can be used on anything and are for everyone to show a signature style. Heather Underwood at Underwood Interiors has her finger on the pulse of the chicest of interiors and fashion hallmarks and knows monograms are a must for both!  A big thank you to Heather for including meandredesign.com’s custom […]

Custom Cups Create Cheer

Custom Cups Create Cheer

“…But I have to admit the ladies get smitten Admiring how sharply my first name is written On you with a sharpie when I get to hittin’ on them to help me get lucky Red solo cup, I fill you up! Let’s have a party, let’s have a party I love you red solo cup, […]

Travel in style with personalized bag tags

Travel in style with personalized bag tags

We’ve all been there. You’re at airport baggage claim and luggage starts to roll off  the carousel. You go to grab your suitcase, but no, that’s not it.  Try again! Maybe this one? No…. there’s no rip on the bottom left corner.  Personalized bag tags are a great way to keep up with your luggage.  Glossy […]

Personalized Beach Towels Offer Poolside Style

Personalized Beach Towels Offer Poolside Style

  Can you smell it? It’s in the air… Summer is almost here! Whether you plan to hit the pool or traipse along a sandy beach this Summer, one thing you must have is a great beach towel.  It is the quintessential way to mark your territory and you need one to dry off after […]

Great Graduation Gifts

Great Graduation Gifts

Ah, graduation. We remember it well. The excitement, the parties, the fear and exhilaration of an unknown future… and then, there were the gifts!  Whether your graduate is heading of to college or about to tackle that new frontier called “the real world,” we encourage you to give them a gift that will allow them […]

Flip Flop Into Summer

Flip Flop Into Summer

It’s been said that life is like a walk in the sand. Sometimes you flip. Sometimes you flop.  Whatever you do, our motto is “do it with personalized style”!  Take on the Summer season with our adorable monogramed Flip Flops, available in a wide variety of color combinations. Love, peace and flip flops.

G'Bye Teacher!

G’Bye Teacher!

  “No more pencils. No more books. No more teacher’s dirty looks!” The countdown for Summer is on and who isn’t excited about that?! You know who’s most excited? Your kids teachers. Can you image having to work with hundreds of children every day? Being responsible for developing their minds and building their moral character? […]

me&re design says hello summer! check out our super cute monogrammed flip flops at meandredesign.com! best gift ever for teachers, graduates and camp!

me&re design says hello summer! check out our super cute monogrammed flip flops at meandredesign.com! best gift ever for teachers, graduates and camp!

  meandredesign.com now has custom personalized flip flops which are the perfect way to usher in summer! match these monogrammed beach and pool sandals up with your favorite suit or school/ camp colors! these initialed flip flops also are a super teacher or graduation gift! tons of great color combos!

The Gift Insider presents meandredesign.com's custom personalized blankets and beach towels as some of their top unique wedding gift ideas on Fox's Good Day Chicago!

The Gift Insider presents meandredesign.com’s custom personalized blankets and beach towels as some of their top unique wedding gift ideas on Fox’s Good Day Chicago!

check out gift giving expert Lindsay Roberts on  Fox’s Good Day Chicago as she names her favorite special wedding gift ideas! meandredesign.com was thrilled to have our custom monogrammed plush blankets and beach towels on her list!  

The Gift Insider chooses meandredesign.com's custom monogrammed blankets and beach towels as some of their top unique wedding gifts!

The Gift Insider chooses meandredesign.com’s custom monogrammed blankets and beach towels as some of their top unique wedding gifts!

  The Gift Insider has put together a great group of fabulous unique wedding gifts and me&re design is thrilled to have our personalized soft plush blankets and custom beach towels as part of that list! a monogrammed blanket is the perfect way to help the newlyweds help feather their nest and his and her […]

snuggle up with a buddy under a custom monogrammed soft plush blanket from meandredesign.com!

snuggle up with a buddy under a custom monogrammed soft plush blanket from meandredesign.com!

personalized blankets from me&re design are oh so soft and just right to share with a friend! perfect at home, at the game or in the dorm! these custom monogrammed blankets are super graduation gifts and great for a camp bunk! check out all of our fabulous personalized blanket styles at meandredesign.com!  

meandredesign.com and The Gift Insider partner up to offer our super soft custom monogrammed beach towels at a special value to celebrate spring and summer!

meandredesign.com and The Gift Insider partner up to offer our super soft custom monogrammed beach towels at a special value to celebrate spring and summer!

me&re design and The Gift Insider have teamed up to offer meandredesign.com’s super soft beach towels which are made of an absorbent material that is quick to dry and easy to pack!  our towels will keep you looking on trend at the beach, lake and pool and a generous 30X60 inches will keep you dry […]

Park Cities People showcases me&re design as a client favorite for custom monogrammed accessories and home decor!

Park Cities People showcases me&re design as a client favorite for custom monogrammed accessories and home decor!

as noted in a recent Park Cities People article, me&re design is one stop shopping for monogrammed home decor and accessories that are perfect for birthday, Mother’s Day, graduation and teacher gifts! our personalized collection of custom beach towels, flip flops, lucite trays, melamine plates, platters & bowls, styrofoam & frostflex cups, iPhone & iPad […]

me&re design LOVES Kimberly Schlegel Whitman and we were thrilled to have her present our collection on D: The Broadcast's Monogram Monday!

me&re design LOVES Kimberly Schlegel Whitman and we were thrilled to have her present our collection on D: The Broadcast’s Monogram Monday!

Kimberly Schlegel Whitman truly does it all – TV Host, Author, Radio Personality, Lifestyle Expert, Speaker, Blogger, RSVP calendar Publisher, Party Planner and Social Media Aficionado! me&re design so enjoyed meeting Kimberly at D: The Broadcast’s taping of their Monogram Monday segment. Kimberly is the picture of poise and could not be friendlier – and […]

we are so excited about me&re design's feature in Park Cities People!

we are so excited about me&re design’s feature in Park Cities People!

  a big thanks to Park Cities People and Caitlyn Adams for her story on me&re design! we have a passion for personalization and all things monogrammed and  really enjoyed sharing our story! we are so appreciative of all of our wonderful and supportive park cities clients!!!  

meandredesign.com and The Gift Insider partner up to offer our luxe custom monogrammed lucite gallery trays at a special value just in time for mother's day!

meandredesign.com and The Gift Insider partner up to offer our luxe custom monogrammed lucite gallery trays at a special value just in time for mother’s day!

me&re design and The Gift Insider have teamed up to offer meandredesign.com’s hand crafted custom lucite gallery trays at a special value just in time for mother’s day! the beautiful trays have a reversible insert and are great for serving breakfast in bed on that special day! they also look lovely on a coffee table […]

Watch the video for KXTD's D: The Broadcast! meandredesign.com had a blast at the taping of their segment on monograms!

Watch the video for KXTD’s D: The Broadcast! meandredesign.com had a blast at the taping of their segment on monograms!

check out a me&re design’s custom monogrammed collection on KXTD’s D: The Broadcast! thanks again to cynthia smoot, kimberly whitman and courtney kerr for the props!  

Oh So Cynthia has a monogram obsession and meandredesign.com helps satisfy her monogram craving!

Oh So Cynthia has a monogram obsession and meandredesign.com helps satisfy her monogram craving!

   

getting ready for KTXD's D Living televsion spot featuring meandredesign.com!

getting ready for KTXD’s D Living televsion spot featuring meandredesign.com!

  get ready! get set! go! we had so much fun at today’s taping of D Living’s broadcast on KTXD-TV! co-hosts kimberly whitman and courtney kerr and guest cynthia smoot presented viewers with a bevy of super cute personalized goods to satisfy their monogram obsessions! me&re design’s custom monogrammed frostflex cups, melamine plates & platters, […]

Oh So Cynthia thinks me&re design's custom monogrammed beach towels and flip flops are awesome and you will too!

Oh So Cynthia thinks me&re design’s custom monogrammed beach towels and flip flops are awesome and you will too!

  a big thanks so cynthia smoot and her Oh So Cynthia blog’s facebook posting about our monogrammed super soft and absorbent beach towels and matching flip flops! she just loves anything monogrammed and personalized and we are so glad to have her as a fan! from fashion to food, reality tv to cultural events, […]

Parkie Talk touts me&re design as a mother's day go-to for quality custom personalized gifts!

Parkie Talk touts me&re design as a mother’s day go-to for quality custom personalized gifts!

Parkie Talk is a fabulous new blog that is keeping us abreast of and talking about all things happening in university park and highland park. so me&re design was thrilled to be mentioned in their latest posting as a destination for high quality personalized gifts that are perfect for mother’s day. thanks Parkie Talk! check […]

meandredesign.com has got your custom monogrammed mother's day, graduation and teacher gifts covered!

meandredesign.com has got your custom monogrammed mother’s day, graduation and teacher gifts covered!

me&re design has all of your spring gifting occasions covered with our super chic custom monogrammed collection! what could be better for mother’s day than a custom monogrammed lucite gallery tray – perfect for breakfast in bed and beautiful on a coffee table. and teachers and grads will love our personalized key fobs – our […]

Heavens to Betsy is loving me&re design's super soft and absorbent custom monogrammed beach towels!

Heavens to Betsy is loving me&re design’s super soft and absorbent custom monogrammed beach towels!

summer will be here before you know it and Heavens to Betsy is blogging on some of her favorite things for the upcoming season! meandredesign.com’s personalized beach towels and styrofoam cups are topping her list and we agree! meandredesign.com will have you looking poolside polished with our chamois-like monogrammed towels. they are easy to pack and […]

snazzy me&re design monogrammed keyfobs make it a happy 16th for our new driver! check out all of our personalized keychains at meandredesign.com!

snazzy me&re design monogrammed keyfobs make it a happy 16th for our new driver! check out all of our personalized keychains at meandredesign.com!

  happy birthday and hello new wheels! someone near and dear to us just celebrated her 16th and is now officially driving! her set of keys is looking chic with a monogrammed keyfob from me&re design. check out the many super cute personalized keychain options we have to offer at meandredesign.com!

mini bundt cakes paired with meandredesign.com's custom monogrammed melamine platters make a special birthday gift!

mini bundt cakes paired with meandredesign.com’s custom monogrammed melamine platters make a special birthday gift!

  the baking continues here at me&re design! this time we prepared delicious mini bundt cakes and paired them with one of our custom monogrammed platters to give as a unique and personal birthday present to someone near and dear to our hearts. look how the mini bundts fit perfectly on top of our platters! […]

breakfast muffins make our mornings sunny and bright on our super cute cutting board from meandredesign.com!

breakfast muffins make our mornings sunny and bright on our super cute cutting board from meandredesign.com!

  just whipped up some awesome banana blueberry breakfast muffins! my tempered glass cutting board is the perfect place to let them cool down and is great to serve them on too! these muffins are healthy and EASY! 2 1/2 cups of oats 1 cup greek yogurt 2 eggs 1/2 cup honey 2 tsp baking […]

come sip and shop with me&re design, ruthie's rolling cafe and much more! see you tomorrow, february 13!

come sip and shop with me&re design, ruthie’s rolling cafe and much more! see you tomorrow, february 13!

  come shop with me&re design, ruthie’s rolling cafe, Aqua Aura, Stella & Dot, EIA, Ashard Richley Handbags, Naturally Bloomn, The Birthday Party Project, and Plan B PR at 4385 Sunbelt (at offices for Ruthie’s)! see you tomorrow (wedenesday, february 13) from 1-8p.m.!

a fabulous valentine's day is a piece of cake with our custom monogrammed valentine plates!

a fabulous valentine’s day is a piece of cake with our custom monogrammed valentine plates!

  serve your sweeties valentine’s day treats on me&re design’s adorable custom monogrammed valentine melamine plates, platters and bowls. in fact we have all kinds of sussies for valentine’s day including iphone cases, ipad folios, lucite trays, tempered glass cutting boards, key fobs and the list goes on and on! this yummy piece of chocolate […]